Hiroshi Tokinobu

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A 44-year-old man presented with difficulties in gripping a ball with the left hand upon playing tennis. He developed muscle weakness involving the left limbs, as well as memory decline, with subsequent gradual worsening of such symptoms. Cranial MRI showed multiple high intensity lesions in the white matter on T2-weighted imaging and FLAIR imaging.(More)
We herein report two cases of acute ischemic stroke associated with iron deficiency anemia (IDA) due to bleeding from uterine fibroids. Anemia is not generally recognized as a risk factor for stroke. The physiological mechanisms that may factor in the development of ischemic stroke in patients with IDA include thrombocytosis, hypercoagulable state, and(More)
A 76-year-old woman presented with decreased spontaneous speech and voluntary behavior. She developed impaired consciousness, as well as swelling of her ears, with subsequent gradual worsening of such symptoms. Prolonged fever, nuchal rigidity, hearing loss, and elevated plasma CRP and erythrocyte sedimentation rate were observed. CSF showed elevation of(More)
BACKGROUND Few studies have examined the prevalence of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) with the use of computed tomography angiography (CTA) in patients with acute ischemic stroke (AIS), although several reports have examined its prevalence using an ankle brachial index (ABI). We aimed to determine the prevalence of PAD indicated by CTA in patients with(More)
Urinary incontinence following total prostatectomy was evaluated in 10 patients by urodynamics and lateral urethrography. The pathological stage of the tumors in these patients was pT2 in 5 patients, pT3 in 3 patients and pT4 in 2 patients. Urinary incontinence was present in 8 patients, of whom 7 were stress incontinence and one was urge and stress(More)
Clinical characteristics of late deterioration in adult cerebral palsy were reported with detailed neurological evaluations and analyses. 10 adult cases, 9 male and 1 female, with cerebral palsy (CP) were included aged from 24 to 58 years on admission. Without marked mental retardation all had been ambulant and completely independent of ADL with residual(More)
We describe here a 63-year-old woman who presented with gait disturbance and micrographia. Laboratory tests demonstrated the presence of anti-thyroperoxidase (TPO) antibodies and vitamin B12 deficiency accompanied by the presence of anti-parietal cell antibodies. Lymphocytosis with increased protein was detected in cerebral spinal fluid (CSF). Serum(More)
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